MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Did you lose your car in the flood waters that Imelda brought to the Gulf Coast area? Without reliable transportation to get you to work or take the kids to school how do you start getting back on track? Are you worried that based on your credit history you might get price gouged or pay an unreasonably high interest rate? Many people are not aware of a nonprofit organization that can help get you back on the road. We already have solutions in place as part of the Rebuild Texas Fund partnership.

We were joined today by On The Road Regional Director, Lucretia Jelks.

On the Road Lending is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2013 that provides vehicle selection assistance and long-term financial mentoring to address a little understood, but substantial problem—providing a way for low-income individuals and families to overcome transportation barriers so they can get to work, lead healthier lives, and avoid predatory lending. We help people improve their credit and purchase fuel-efficient, reliable cars, financing them through our sister private-equity loan fund with a low-cost loan.


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